Tag Archives: soul

Press Play: Dua Saleh’s New Single “Body Cast” Mourns Those Killed by Police

A protest song is a genre that transcends sound, and the diverse outcries this year continue to ring out. Even the sound of Minneapolis’ own Dua Saleh has varied since their last single, “Umbrellar,” which appeared on Grimy Goods’ Best New Songs Playlist in April. The Sudanese artist’s new cut is a portrait of police […]

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New Single “Treat You Right” by Yellow Days Is Meant for a Summer Fling

The new single from Yellow Days would never do you wrong. Known as “Treat You Right,” it is the first glimpse we have into the sounds that the artist born George van den Broek has been cooking Stateside; while in LA, he laid down grooves with more than a few accomplished collaborators who themselves have […]

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Zoe Elaine |
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Premiere: Joshua And The Holy Rollers give you ‘What You Need’ with saucy new single

Thundering drums usher in energetic vocals in Joshua and the Holy Rollers new single, ‘What You Need.’ The song comes as a teaser off of their upcoming EP ‘Patience,’ due December 6th. Be sure to catch the magnetic boy band on tour next month – dates below. ‘What You Need’ serves electric blues rock on […]

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First Annual Future Sounds Festival Celebrates Soul at the Historic Baker Street Viaduct

Over the weekend, the coolest venue in the city hosted a brand new music festival, Future Sounds, featuring some of the most soulful up-and-coming acts. The Viaduct glowed, not only from the lights and projections but also from the dazzling event happening just below. Kensington Presents put the shindig together, featuring mostly local artists, with […]

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Groovy Rock Goddess, Chazzy L., Brings The Party To Club TeeGee, Celebrating Her Newest Single, ‘Floating’

“If I was a stripper, and let me tell you…this would be my opening song” – Chazzy L.

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Premiere: Can’t Shake the Grooves in Wolf Bay’s New Single

You know Wolf Bay as a skilled rocker, with agile fingers that soar across the fretboard. Yet his new single “Shakin’ You Off”, mixed by Grey Goon and engineered and produced by Dean Passarella himself (aka Wolf Bay), may not be quite what you’re expecting—it’s a smooth, R&B number. Overall, it is not as much […]

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Zoe Elaine |
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Hot Artist Alert: Arqestry — lo-fi pop for the soul

Cozy up to Arqestry’s new single “Beaches” Up-and-coming producer / singer-songwriter, Arqestry has premiered a sexy space jam titled “Beaches.” Written, recorded, and produced by Arqestry, “Beaches” takes you on a smooth ride full of lush atmospherics, delicate whispers and a plethora of synth sonics. It’s the kind of song you want soundtracking a chill […]

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Premiere: Jonny Kosmo’s New Single “Jessica Triangle” Promotes Community—See Him at Highland Park Ebell on Feb 27

Songwriting depends on hyperbole. The most common topic, love, is only spoken of at the extreme. We have the classic Dolly Parton line, “I will always love you,” which is the polar opposite of Cher’s sentiment: “Do you believe in life after love?” The feeling will either stay forever or kill you, according to these […]

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Interview: Francine Thirteen Reclaims Her Vices Ahead of Her Show at the Standard

To understand ritual pop artist Francine Thirteen, one must open up to ideas of feminism that would make the virtuous cringe. Francine Thirteen wants to recontextualize and redefine lust and power, two aspects of womanhood that have been exploited in centuries past.  Ahead of her performance next week at the Standard, we were able to […]

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Kelsey Lu Proves She’s on the Verge of Stardom at the Moroccan Supported by FUPU

For a Tuesday night, the Moroccan Lounge was buzzing particularly loudly. Kelsey Lu is a significant draw for audiences, with her growing reputation as a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. She began as a cellist, studying classical composition as early as age six. Her mind continues to dip into that well of knowledge, giving her a unique […]

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Zoe Elaine |